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her hand. >> scholars from uc berkeley, we talked about how very special we were. we tell you all the time you are special. the mayor, of all the other schools in san francisco, chose to come. and uc berkeley. so the mayor will talk to you a little while. all of our attention is which way? >> well, good morning everyone. >> good morning. >> i want to first begin by thanking your teacher, ms. mayes, for letting me come and be part of your class room today. of course your principal for letting us come to be part of your earthquake preparedness day. how many people know what today is? go ahead? what is that? okay. well, yes. [ indiscernible ] >> that is right. we call it the great earthquake drill. yes. we are getting ready. did you know -- let me give you numbers. 56,000 students in our school district are all participating at the same time. in the cities, 322,000 people are part of this drill, yes. then in the state of california 9.3, from los angeles, san diego, san francisco, all participating in this earthquake drill. that is pretty big large numbers of people that are joining a
. i have a question. are these online options, other classes or uc-approved? >> yes. it's a combination. so the only online provider that is crucially uc-approved is cyberhigh. and it's the one that is -- >> the most boring. >> the driest or most boring. there are other ones that are in the process of being uc-approved and can count for credits with principal authorization. we went through a vetting process and we have two online vendors who students find much more engaging and they have second language options, videos. you can listen. it's much more interactive way of learning. so we would like to expand those so that schools have more of an opportunity to use those. >> i know that it was a pilot program at some schools. do we have any success rates on that? >> i don't have the exact data. it's something we could certainly bring back. we used oddsey before. we had a lot of success with that. and then aveneta has been used at john oconnell and that was the one they selected. >> if possible, i presented before the youth commission and the youth commission asked us
of california which i am a proud graduate off. we have been able to grow the tech industry thanks to uc berkeley, and the bio tech thanks to uc sf and san diego. and we need to continue to invest in our future and investing in education and investing in uc, and making sure that those intaoutions are protected. i think that government needs to step out by making sure that we are not being overly burdensome. i think that we make the citizen and businesses go to too many places at times. i think that there is a significant amount of bureaucracy that could be cut. >> you mentioned that education is one of the things that government has to be responsible for. >> california used to have a education system that was the envy of the system how do we get it back >> we get it back through funding it. from kindergarten to my time at uc berkeley, i just started dropping off my daughter at kindergarten this year and i am concerned about the state of public education. we fund our kids about $8,000 per pupil that feels like a lot of money, compare that to new york, new jersey, massachusetts, and you are talking
of the uc board of regents against proposed fees. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec at ucsf. all this and they don't have a fee hike on the table today. >> reporter: that's right. students say they are trying to be pro-active before the regents can start considering their next fee or tuition hike. all is calm here now at ucsf. an unlawful assembly was declared an hour and a half ago and protestors moved on peacefully saying they are headed to other universities next. dozens of uc students and employees came to protest outside the meeting at ucsf f this morning blocking streets but the regents weren't discussing a tuition hike. >> the good thing in my view about prop 30 is it allows us in the student and worker movement to now go on the offensive. we are not just protesting against new cuts. we are demanding rollbacks of tuition. >> reporter: prop 30 promises to funnel money into the uc system but how much is still a question. >> even though we're very pleased with the passage of prop 30 we're also reeling from nearly $1 billion in cuts from the state and we raised tuition. that o
currently are that you pass the courses within an a through a d grade. the uc-eligible, in order to get into uc, you do need to have c averages. and so the chart on the left shows the students who are in each of the categories, having achieved the categories a-c. so we have a total of 4024 students who are currently juniors. 2216 of them are on-track and they have passed the classs that we would expect them to pass, and have met, like the english, the science, the social studies, the pe, in order to be aligned to the uc requirements. we have another 1319 students who have 110 credits, but they are missing one of those benchmarks. and again, that benchmark could be that they failed one semester of pe, they failed a math course. it could be that they are an english-learner and haven't yet had the opportunity to take their core english class, because most of the beginning english learners take those classs in junior year when they have to double up. then we have 296 who are in the moderately -- ho who are in the off-track, those below in the credits who have done to 80 credits and then
blond hair. >> one year after pitching tents on the steps of campus building uc berkeley demonstrators returned for a rally. they worry about l the process will trickel down to them. we're live with the story. >> hi, dan. well, uc pro testers and students expected to return this evening to stage what they're calling a sleep outo.@ the mood seemed festive. a couple hundred demonstrators marched but the message was a serious0g ] one. two days after voters have proposition 30, these students want to see results where it counts on the campuses and in the classroom. >> this is ridiculous. we zeefsh as much money as we can. >> students will see a rebate of $249 by the end of the month, uc students only have a month as promised. >> no tuition increases here. we would like now to have tuition increases next year. >> prop 30 passing is bringing >> demonstrators did march out of the rain but unlike last year's protests so far there have been no tents on the ground or in the air. no violent clashes with police or pepper spray. this time just a plea. for revenues to cool down to them. >> i know t
-- when we made the decision to raise our graduation requirements to meet and be aligned to the uc requirements, it was also at a time we were facing severe budget cuts. so within that context most of our schools have a six-period day rather than a seven-period day. just to give you a sense, in a six -period day a typical student, a student would have four opportunitis to retake a course that he or she failed. or four opportunities to take a course that would be an elective for something that he or she choose in order to complete those requirements. students who receive special ed services ieps in in a regular six-period day would have less opportunities within that day, because this take a study skills course. many of them, as a way to help them with their classes, other classes throughout the day. so they would only have one opportunity within a four-year plan to retake a course. three if they are exempted from the world language requirement, which is a possibility. and then another large group of students that we have for the population in the school district are students who
he's a grad student we'll hear his concerns and follow that with uc's side. >> asking people to pay $13,000 per year to go to school is way too much. it has gone up three times in the last 10 years. >> we did not have an increase this year, 45% of our students don't pay at all. if you have an income less than $80,000 you do not pay tuition. the average cost is $4400. >> reporter: at meeting today between protests and disruptions the regents did hear from the public most critical of the cost at uc campuses. the vice president who we heard from says not a lot of students here most are on campus these people may be member of labor groups having their own separate dispute with uc. the vice president also said he was very, very pleased with the passage of prop 30 going to allow for $120 million dollars to flow to the uc system. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> vallejo investigators looking at a of suspicious fires that out near each other in a few short hours. going up in smoke a bar, a house and a veterinarian's office. that last location is where we find amy hollyfield live. >> reporter
his concerns and follow that with uc's side. >> asking people to pay $13,000 per year to go to school is way too much. it has gone up three times in the last 10 years. >> we did not have an increase this year, 45% of our students don't pay at all. if you have an income less than $80,000 you do not pay tuition. the average cost is $4400. >> reporter: at meeting today between protests and disruptions the regents did hear from the public most critical of the cost at uc campuses. the vice president who we heard from says not a lot of students here most are on campus these people may be member of labor groups having their own separate dispute with uc. the vice president also said he was very, very pleased with the passage of prop 30 going to allow for $120 million dollars to flow to the uc system. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> vallejo investigators looking at a of suspicious fires that out near each other in a few short hours. going up in smoke a bar, a house and a veterinarian's office. that last location is where we find amy hollyfield live. >> reporter: fire investigator are still on
the building. the oakland tribune says they are investigating. >>> protesters disrupted a uc regents meeting in san francisco this morning to push back against plans for fee increases. new at noon ktvu's alex savidge joins us to let us know if it stayed peaceful. good afternoon. a uc police officer told me things were generally peaceful this morning even as a group of protesters disrupted the uc regents meeting going on here. you can see officers still standing by, barricades still set up. demonstrators are angry over a proposed fee increase or multiple fee increases for students already factored into next year's budget. >>> a group of about 100 protesters, most of them students were kept behind barricade this morning after they cleared out the room. about a dozen proterses stood up and shouted and were escorted outside. the meeting dealt with next year's budget. it did resume later. protesters say they want the regents to drop plans for any new fee hikes. >> the state of california is not broke for education, the money is just being poor leal lo indicated because it makes mofny for the rege
they did with the videogame that's causing a lot of security concerns. >> plus, something fishy about a uc-davis sorority prank. why police don't think it's too funny. >> and it looks like something out of a movie here. bandits, motorcycles pull off a brazen heist inside a mall that's packed with people. it's coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, it looks like something outa james bond movie. six men, dressed in black, wearing helmets >>> a brazen heist at a mall in north london looks like something out of a james bond really. six men dressed in black ride into the mall on motorcycles. they then smash the display window at a jewelry store and ride off with $3 million worth of jewels and rolex and cartier watches. police are still looking for them. they were able to get away. >> that is a little crazy. >> it looks like a movie. >> if you were in there you would say wow, what's this all about? >> no kidding. >> in honor of the james bond movie coming out, you're wearing your mock turtleneck. >> i'm roger moore, right? remember those days? >>> we have some showers continuing to show up around the bay ar
. >>> uc berkeley chancellor is making a promise to high school students tonight. if they do the work and are admitted into the university of california he says the financial resources this-to-#pooñ them get a college education will be abc 7 news is here with this story. >> you know no one better than he to talk about the value of a college education. the uc berkeley chancellor was a first in his family to graduate from high school, he went on to get his phd from yale. only a few students will end up at cal. the hope is that they'll all end up in college. the chancellor travels to lincoln high in san jose to talk to students about the importance of an education. first, addressing seniors.. >> people will put obstacles in your way. >> the chancellor highlighted there are resources. a family making less than tuition. in 2013 undocumented students on1,"e path to citizenship will be eligible for financial aid. and for those who don't get into cal their freshman year, he reminded them to keep pushing. >> we take in 5,000 students directly out of high school and more than 2000 transfering
charges as a positive development that will help the prosecution's case. >>> happening now. uc students are starting to arrive in san francisco to try and stop the wave of tuition hikes. the regents reveal today more hikes could be coming, despite last week's passage of proposition 30. nbc bay area's jodi hernandez is live in san francisco to explain. jodi? >> reporter: janelle, this is the last thing students thought they would have to do after helping pass proposition 30 last week. yet here they are. students say they will camp out here overnight in front of the uc board of regents meeting to take a stand against tuition hikes. you can see they're setting up their tents as we speak. this after the uc board of regents unveiled their budget framework for next year, a framework that includes the very real possibility of tuition hikes. governor jerry brown made a rare appearance at the meeting today. uc regents told him that they will need more than $276 million from the state to keep tuition from going up next year. the governor says that is a sum that is simply unrealistic. the members
. >>> now, students are camping out to make sure uc regents hear their voices, earlier, today, it was the governor asking the recents to rethink about positions on raising fees, saying now is not the time to be doing that. ken pritchard is where the tents are going up. >> reporter: frank, it is starting to look out a camp out here on the uc mission bay campus. a few tents going up. more on the way, this protest was aimed at sending a strong message to the regents to not vote for an increase on fees. a vote expected this morning, a vote it turns 0 out was delayed. the delay came at the request of governor jerry brown who attended the uc regents meeting in san francisco. now, he says in the wake of proposition 30 passage back on election day, that provides or will provide additional funds to higher education an the governor argues tuition hikes should not be on the table at this time. in the wake of prop 30 passes the governor campaigned on 30, uc administrators were discussing additional tuition hikes, the governor said that should be reconsidered, while we do, the governor sai
the streets outside of the uc regents meeting in san francisco all over proposed tuition hikes. inside, dozens demand to be heard. i'm christie smith. i'll have that story coming up in a live report. >>> and break out the rain gear. the clouds are settling in as the bay area braces for a wet weekend as we get a look at m. -- >>> good morning. thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> i'm jon kelley. good morning, everybody. if you're thinking about those weekend plans as everybody should be, you may want to include a coat and an umbrella. christina loren says the bay area skies will soon be filled with raindrops. we have a look at that radar right now. this one right now, some rain up in the monterey area, inching slowly towards the bay area. she is here right now, live and in living color to tell us for herself. >> we have quite a few systems on the way. three, as a matter of fact. it's kind of like relative tha . you look forward to them but you want them to go back home. i think you're going to be sick of the rain before all is said and done. taking a live look at the bay bridge, showe
in high school and getting to ucla or uc santa cruz. to achieve my goals i need to study really hard in my english. i put all my effort in two years to get my english to speak in public and talk to all the people. now i can talk in front of everyone -- so the problem with my school is that we have seen a lot of kids that are playing around and they are not really focusing on the studying. so they are off-track. and that means that they cannot graduate from high school and cannot go to college. so i hope that they need to really focus on studying so they can graduate from high school. the only thing is that we need more services in the school like tutors and programs that the youth had more credit recovery. thank you all. >> thank you. i just wanted to say that i was very impressed with the presentation and being an immigrant myself, i can till that there is no doubt in my mind you are going to go very far. thank you. keep it up. next speaker. >> hello honorable supervisors and board of education commissioners. my name is shackleford and the chairperson of the youth commission. we're
dozens of demonstrators on the uc berkeley camp us protesting. there's a police blocked off the entrance. we are told involve test -- involve test -- several protesters are inside at this hour. this happened about 4:00 this afternoon and occupy call blog says that's when six students chained their necks to the doors on the sixth floor of that building. you see poli officers there on the scene not allowing anyone in or out. we were able to talk to university officials in just the past half hour they told us they are unaware of what motivated this protest. they tell us this building is vacant and is else seth to be demolished in the coming mites because it is not safe. we will stay on top of developing situation. you see a large number of students at the hall where it is now being closed off by police. more information coming up on the 10:00 news. that protest coincide with the a appointment of a new chancellor. the uc board of chancellor confirmed the appointment. he is currently an executive vice president and dean at columbia where we worked as a profess of history. he starts in june of
year after they pitched tent on the steps of campus administration building uc berkeley demonstrators returned today for rally. while they celebrate the passage of proposition 30 they are worried about whether proceeds of this tax measure will really ultimately trickle down to them. laura has the story from plaza on campus. >>reporter: mood festive as couple hundred demonstrators march from the plaza but the message was a serious one. two days after california voters passed proposition 30 to raise tax for public education the students want to seat results. where it counts on the campuses and in the classroom. >> students pay way too much to have a public education like really ridiculous so i think we deserve as much money as we can to get back the students. >>reporter: cal state university will see a rebate of 249 dollars bit end of the month. uc students have only a modest promise that their tuition won't go up the rest of the school year. >> no tuition increases here. we would like now to have tuition increases next year but depends on the level of state funding. >> prop 30 p
earlier they found a man in us -- man in his 20s. he was not affiliated with uc berkeley. investigators do not think foul play was involved. >>> they are questioning cat williams the man was possibly attacked and possibly at in the head. witnesses are surprised -- surprised he might be involved. >> he is big time and i know he is doing the show out here but it is shocking from a guy who may have a lot to loose. >> he is scheduled to perform tomorrow night at oracle arena. >>> a man was shot in the head at the delta pines apartment shortly afte 9:00 last night. officers spent the day talking to neighbors and people he knew him before he died. investigators are trying to determine if this is a house fire. it damaged a 6 unit building in the triangle neighborhood. the fire started with a put had ther the others have smoke damage but nobody was hurt. >>> in vallejo crews are battling a fire at a bar. it caught fire at 245 this morning. that bar is heavily damaged, no word on the cause but we are told this is the secretary suspicious story. we will have a new report coming on this at 5:00. >>
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into custody. >>> there is a big boost coming to the new uc-berkeley's chancellor's paycheck. uc regents voted to add $50,000 to nicholas dirks' position a job that used to pay $436,000 a year putting his salary at $486,000. the 11% raise became part of a student protest last night. several students changed their necks to doors on the sixth floor of cal's eschelman hall. the demonstration was to call attention to cal's low enrollment of students of color but the pay raise was also an issue. >> now you see there is no money. we have to raise your fees again by 24% over the next four years, which means 6% per year, but at the same time we have enough money to give a fee -- a raise of salary to the chancellor. >> the regents who voted for the raise say the extra money is coming from private donations, not from student fees. >>> san francisco-based first republic bank is paying more than a million dollars in back pay after being accused of violating recordkeeping and federal overtime laws. it turns out hundreds of employees were misclassified so they didn't get overtime. others were shortchanged i
at uc berkeley in 1978. i want to first thank chris's family for allowing me the honor of speaking today as we celebrate chris's amazing life. i look at this crowd. i try to figure out how much he achieved so much while making personal and professional connections and lifelong friends all over the world. this beautiful light-filled rotunda is the perfect seting to celebrate chris's life. he was a true renaissance man and offered a lesson in modern day enlightenment to all he met. some say don't sweat the small stuff. chris was successful because he did pay attention to little details and common courtesis that showed the world that he cared. i think the roots of chris's enlightening character were evident when we were undergrads at cal. i would like to share examples. first of all we will start superficially on the topic of fashion. chris like many of our pledge class was from piedmont. i recall thinking what is up with piedmont. the khakis, penny loafers and button-down shirts? chris lived in the room across from mine. seemed he had adopted this as his uniform. but in hindsight i can see
does go to uc and public education, not to prisons and not to uc executive compensation. >> we really need to make sure students voices are heard, and that the legislature and the regents can't ignore us. >> students plan to demonstrate at next week's board of regent's meeting. they're prepared to hold a massive protest this spring if more cuts are made. >>> still to come at 5:00, a traffic stop that unearthed a pipe bomb, the clues police in the south bay are unraveling near a popular casino. >>> she thought her disability might stifle her dreams, she didn't give up. meet the girl who's not letting a wheelchair stop her from doing anything. >>> good afternoon, i'm jeff ranieri in the nbc bay area weather center. a cold storm continues to arrive right now, with areas of moderate, even heavy rain. we'll let you know how much wind we could get and how high that snow will stack up in a few minutes. >>> a man arrested for having a pipe bomb is not piping up. he's being uncooperative. they don't know what he intended to do with that device. the 35-year-old man from san jose has been booked
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benefits, healthcare. >> sigh of relief for students in california. both csu and uc governing boards have postponed proposed tuition hikes. the move comes after requests from governor brown. he questioned the timing of raising tuition. uc system was looking at raising fees by as much as 35%. >> the petraeus scandal grows. now there's another woman and another general. the florida socialite who appears to be in the middle of it all. >> the bay area car company that was attacked during the presidential campaign caused a loser then. tonight celebrating a very big win. >> coming up, find out what a sunny, 72-degree day has to do with a big batch of rain heading toward the bay area. that's all coming up on or forecast. your forecast in about 6 minutes. [ female announcer ] welcome, one and all, to a tastier festive feast. so much to sip and savor. a feeding frenzy, to say the least. a turkey from safeway will have everyone raving. there's fresh, natural, frozen, whatever your craving. spend $25, and get a frozen safeway turkey for 59 cents a pound. or spend $25, and a frozen butterball turkey,
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to the building. back to you. >>> governor jerry brown made an appearance at the uc board of recents -- regents meeting. but a controversial report grabbled the spotlight. that report claims that the university system plans to lose millions of dollars. governor brown asked about another point in the report that uc debt doubled. >> it just caught my attention because as i look over this picture here and i put it in the context of the state spending. within the context of -- something has to give. >> the majority of the debt is from building housing. officials say not one dime of duition goes to pay the debt. many people in oakley are upset they will have to pay more to have -- to have their garbage picked you. raises the rates of 17% was opposed. >>> the city of morago will show its support for a teenager kicked out of the boy cuts because he's guy. a proclamation will be presented to an derson. he created a wall at joaquin moraga to earn his legal school -- anderson. he created a wall at joaquin more raw go to hearn his legal -- moraga to learn his award. >>> check out the prices at the bottom
on uc berkeley property. but authorities are telling us this evening, although they are not giving me the identity of this man who this happened to, they are saying he was not affiliated with the university and at this time they're saying it does not appear this incident was foul play, although they are still investigating. christin ayers, cbs 5. >>> two young women turned the table on a burglar when he broke into an apartment on playa del rey in san rafael. juliette goodrich says the women left their mark on that suspect. >> reporter: they certainly did. it's an amazing story. these brave women, ages 18 and 19, are probably alive today because of a cell phone and their attacker's knife. neighbors in the playa del rey apartments recall hearing something unusual last night. debra thinks back 24 hours ago. >> when we were just turning off the tv and getting ready to go to bed, with ejust heard like a shouting -- we just heard a shouting noise and just had assumed it was neighbors in the neighborhood. >> reporter: but police say debra may have been hearing the shouting cries for help fr
was not a bomb. >>> uc berkley police are investigating a miranda mysterious death in the americaly hills. a man reported his friend disappeared at grizzly peak boulevard on the college campus early yesterday evening. less than an hour later, searchers found the body of a man in his 20s about 200 feet down a hill. he may have fallen, and hit a large rock. his friend identified him as the missing person. campus police say the victim was not affiliated with uc berkley, an autopsy is being performed, but investigators do not think foul play was involved. well known comedian cat williams asked after an alleged assault in oakland. police rushed to the courtyard marriott on broadway in downtown oakland about 8:00. reportedly, man was attacked possibly hit in the head with a bottom in the hotel parking lot. police interviewed that particular individual, then they detained cat williams for questioning. >> saw someone getting put on a stretcher, there was an ambulance, a cops, cars, people around trying to see what was happen. >> so far, we've had no word of any arrests in the case. cat williams is sched
-d. and the chart on left if they made those a-c, those are uc eligible as opposed to graduating. the dark green are the students on track, 2,216. those students are current juniors. they have 110 credits and they have met all of their benchmark classes. they have taken the classes we expect them to take on graduate on time. the next largest group of students, 1,119. in the light green area. those students have the credits but missing the courses required for graduation. that could be because they failed it or from another district. in general they are attending and achieving credits. but if they don't make up the benchmark courses, they won't graduate. and then the other categories where we have 7% of our students, 296. those students are one-year behind. and you see we have set targeted outcomes and goals for the students. but typically those students end up in our continuation schools. but with opportunities to achieve credit recovery through evening school and dual enenrollment. they can graduate if they take advantage of multiple opportunities. and then the students in the last two categori
. they make a choice whether they go to a uc system or different. we are not making that for them by limiting their course options. at the same time after we did that, there was this giant deficit we felt through the city -- through the state. then it was how we implement these new requirements while we experience these cuts. so school sites experienced it because they got less money than they had before. and why you heard some going from a seven to six-period day to make those choices to support their core program. they have all done these different cuts. and then we had the additional hit of what happened from the state with the after-school fund. because we weren't anticipating that. >> right. >> and i think that the school district eliminated evening schools that we still had that safety net. now we have an awareness and responsibility to reallocate and reprioritize in this new budgeting cycle. to be sure that we are meeting the needs of the students for graduation in the school district. i am not in a position to say 2.7 but to meet the needs. >> this may be a question more to young or t
libya. he attended uc berkeley and uc hastings law school. chris stevens was 52 years old. >> cyber monday arrived with a bank. on-line retail sales are up 24% today compared with last year. one survey predicts 129 million people will shop on-line today. that is up from nearly 123 million who did last year. ktvu consumer editor tom baker is live now in san a rafael. >> reporter: the key to sales success this year is to outdiscount your on-line competitors. richard, founder of the sharper image, was one of the first big on-line retailers. he now does business as richard solo, and says for small internet companies to compete, they have to be different than amazon and ebay. you have to have a unique product. we try to come up with unique products that aren't available everywhere. >> reporter: so whether it's a digital screen tv, camera, toy, or watch, these and other brands have become commodities, things available in many places on-line and off. >> you can check out places here and find what you like, and then shop for it on-line to get a better deal. >> reporter: on-line retailers
day. >> and breaking news out of uc berkeley now. students occupying a vacant building slated for demolition. that, when we come back. you're looking at a live picture. >> also, remembering a dark day in san francisco political history. >> here is a job ending all. at 6:00 meet the nasa scientist answering e mails about the mayan calendar's end of the world profesy. >>> live over breaking news in uc berkeley. occupy protestors have taken over a building.ycuw >> you can see they're hanging protest banners. several out of the windows and have taken over the building because it's scheduled to be demolished soon. police are on site, monitoring so far, no arrests have been made. >> and happening now we're live at city hall vigil. 34 years ago assassinations of george mosconi and harvey milk. that night thousands marched to honor those fallen@j'ç leade. it was the first openly gay man to hold an elective office in san francisco. considered to be one of the pioneers of the lgbt bright movement in america. >> they're starting to deck the halls of the state capitol. >> they are. comin
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